AFC Bournemouth’s winger David Brooks has been on the books of Manchester United for some time now and the Red Devils, according to reports, are ready to step up their pursuit of the winger as a potential alternative for Borussia Dortmund Jadon Sancho.
It’s no secret that Sancho was United top transfer target this summer but the Bundesliga side continues to hold firm on their stance that the Englishman will remain part of their squad for next season. It’s quite a saga to see the Manchester club pursuit of the youngster’s pursuit end in such a way.
But any approach from the Red Devils for the reported David Brooks would likely far more straightforward, according to the Metro. Manchester United supporters in Australia? Find top australian online pokies and learn what to look for in an online casino or pokie.
Coupled with the fact that AFC Bournemouth has just been relegated would likely reduce the asking price they would accept for the young Wales international, who was reportedly valued at £50 million by the Cherries last year.
Furthermore, the way United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has recently described his side’s current transfer strategy may well let the club supporters be aware of the likelihood of missing out a legitimate superstar.
“It’s not about the marquee, it’s about quality,” The Norwegian boss said of the kind of player United would be looking to bring in.
“You need to have the right player, the right personality, someone who fits into the group and makes us better. We might look at it today and see where we can improve it.”
Manchester Evening News reports that United have been seriously looking at Brooks as an option since May and are now willing to begin the approach, with the Sancho saga continuing to drag on.
David Brooks, 23-year-old, has scored eight goals from 42 appearances since joining the Cherries from Sheffield United in 2018. Get the best casino and poker odds for casino en ligne france if you are playing from France.
And while there will be so much comparison drawn between Brooks and the club’s current player Daniel James due to the fact that both can play out wide and represent Wales national football team at the international level, it ought to be highlighted that the youngster would arrive as a player with decent Premier League experience while James joined the Old Trafford club from Championship side, Swansea F.C.
Brooks’ versatility is also seen an as added bonus as he has the ability to threaten opposition defence on either wing, as well as in the No. 10 position. It remains to be seen whether or not the United club will come for him as an alternative to Jadon Sancho this summer.